Single Current Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Tomography: A Simulation Study

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Sadighi M., Şişman M., Açıkgöz B. C., Eyüboğlu B. M.

ISMRM & SMRT Virtual Conference & Exhibition, Sydney, Australia, 8 - 14 August 2020, vol.1, no.1, pp.1-3

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • City: Sydney
  • Country: Australia
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-3
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Tomography (DT-MREIT) is an imaging technique providing low-frequency conductivity tensor images. In all DT-MREIT applications in the literature two linearly independent current injection patterns are used to reconstruct the extra-cellular conductivity and diffusivity ratio () which is the space-dependent scale factor between  and  in a porous medium. In this study, a new approach is proposed to reconstruct  using only one current injection pattern. The proposed method is evaluated using a simulated measurements with additive noise. The obtained results show similar performance compared to the conventional two current DT-MREIT.